On the 17th August 2016 at the Tinsley Islam Centre, Sheffield more than three hundred ladies attended an event that was not to be missed. There were fun, games, activities for all.
Pakistan Independence Day is a landmark celebration which was celebrated in the name of charity by MWL Tinsley. The event was from 10am - 4pm.
The money raised from the event went to the local centre in which we hold our weekly Halqat-e-Durood.
The event commenced with Sister Nasreen Akhtar MWL Tinsley Dawah Secretary reciting Tilawat. Then all the children gathered to sing along to patriotic songs, namely, "Lab pe athi heh", "Dil Dil Pakistan" & the all-time favourite"Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan".
Every child had a Pakistan flag in their hand and waved their flags to the songs.
Sister Abida Parveen, a member of the local community gave a short speech on the history of Pakistan with the main focus being Pakistan Independence Day.
The speech was concluded with the Pakistan National Anthem "Paak sar zameen".
Various stalls of food, clothes and accessories were opened to the public.
There were various activities for the children including mendhi, face painting and a bouncy castle.
Minhaj Women Leagues Sheffield and Rotherham attended the event.
Overall the event was a success and everyone thoughrouly enjoyed the event.
Reported by Sister Aayesha Khan MWL Tinsley Media Secretary
Edited by Ehram Fatima MWL North Zone Deputy Secretary